Habeas Corpus Amendment Act

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Historical Context Note

The Habeas Corpus Amendment Act is passed, strengthening the ancient convention that prisoners who have been unlawfully detained cannot be prosecuted.

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Citation:
Editors. "Habeas Corpus Amendment Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2639, accessed 02 October 2014.]